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Monitoring & Reporting Officer - EU Housing Project

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

Monitoring & Reporting Officer ( EU Housing Project)

Location: To be based in Batticaloa

Job Profile

The Monitoring and Reporting Officer EU housing Project will be responsible for maintaining Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting standards of all activities under the flanking measure component of the EU funded housing program (Homes not Houses: Building sustainable future together) according to the terms and conditions of the grant agreement signed under this project. World Vision Lanka is one of the co- applicants of this project and will work in close collaboration with and report to the Habitat for Humanity International, Slovakia and Habitat for Humanity in Sri Lanka.

Under the direct supervision of Project Manager and the technical supervision of MEAL Manager Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM) the Monitoring & Reporting Officer will be based on project office to ensure the quality of the area development program through effective MEAL system implementation including monitoring, accountability initiatives, support baseline and evaluations, compile lessons learnt collaboratively with field staff and other partners of the program. The Monitoring & Reporting Officer is responsible for collecting project and program data from the field according to the set M&E plans and processing the data collected into usable formats for analysis. The Monitoring & Reporting Officer will also facilitate implementation of the Accountability Framework, ensure that lessons learned are communicated to stakeholders, and assist with cross-sectoral coordination.

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Sample selection, data collection, data entry, data analysis, data validation, reporting etc. as per the baseline and evaluation Plan at project level.

  • Ensure reliability and accuracy of project level data (Qualitative and quantitative) by establishing a data quality assurance plan and incorporating feedback from data quality assessment.

  • Develop project level monitoring process and continued support project team, partners and stakeholders.

  • Develop appropriate field based monitoring plan (including process monitoring system) with the support of each technical lead and technical DME.

  • Regular analysis of monitoring data carried out and relevant data shared appropriately

  • Strengthen QA mechanisms & evidence based system for the decision making within project

  • Develop Manual for Beneficiary Criteria for Housing Beneficiaries.

  • Prepare effective tools to monitor the progress of the project.

  • Increasing MEAL capacity of staff to ensure programme quality

  • Timely design & completion of assessment report and ToR as required

  • Ensure inclusion of all the technical assessments into the assessment report

  • Facilitate Reflection & Learning process for project level for continuous improvement

  • Facilitate a learning culture within the team to promote organizational learning

  • Share and reflect on the progress of the program to the program partners.

  • Keeping & storing data for projects for update to the National Office Knowledge Management requisites

  • Accurate & submission of relevant donor reports & other relevant information to management


Required key qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Degree in Social Sciences/Development Management/International Development or relevant field

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Community Development experience with M&E experience

  • Excellent Computer skills in MS office, SPSS, Epi info ,NViVO and other statistical packages

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development

  • Training and Facilitation skills

  • Good analytical skills coupled with excellent report wring skills in English

  • Good time management and organisational skills

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer program

  • At least 02 years experience in: participatory assessments and monitoring, logical approach, data processing/ analysis and result based management

  • Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities and social and cultural constraints and realities

  • The position requires to cover 60% of work in North part of Island and 30% in East &willingness to cover 10% of time in nationally.

  • Creativity and innovation Good as a team player with demonstrated collaboration skills

  • Commitment to World Visions Core Values in the approach to work and relationships

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 26th October 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.